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Cosmetology Faculty

    Juan Avila, Director
    806-457-4200, Ext. 747
    Borger Campus Cosmetology
    901 Opal St
    Borger, TX 79007
    Kelly Schaffer, Borger Instructor
    806-457-4200, Ext. 755
    Hereford Cosmetology Center
    801 East 4th Street
    Hereford, TX 79045
    Mayela Martinez, Hereford Instructor
    Dumas Cosmetology Center
    20100 S. Dumas Ave #108
    Dumas, TX 79029
    Jodie Gandy, Dumas Instructor


Frank Phillips College is licensed by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) to offer cosmetology certificates in cosmetology, nail technician, and instructor fields. Students learn theory and practical skills in a full-service salon at Borger, Dumas, or Hereford sites. Students will be eligible to take the state licensure exam when they have completed the 1500 clock hour program. Students will also receive a Certificate in Cosmetology. Students taking the Nail Tech program will be eligible to take the licensure exam after completing 600 clock hours and will receive a Certificate in Nail Technology. Students who have earned a Certificate in Cosmetology and have salon experience will be eligible to enroll in the Instructor Certification program and take the Instructor Exam through TDLR after completing the 750 required clock hours.

Admission to the Program

The Cosmetology program accepts students in fall, spring, and summer semesters. Each program has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25:1, and admission is offered to students who have completed all admission requirements on a first-come, first-served basis. When the program has enrolled students to capacity, the Director will create a wait list for students who may be admitted if space permits.
Students who are admitted into the Cosmetology program must meet all FPC admissions requirements and the following requirements:.
1. Provide a birth certificate or driver’s license
2. Provide $25.00 in money order, debit card, or credit card for the TDLR fee

Careers in Cosmetology

The demand for cosmetologists in today’s market is consistent as the public frequently seeks cosmetic services. Cosmetologists may specialize in hair design, cutting, perming, coloring, makeup, facial care, and nails.

Contact information for Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
920 Colorado
Austin, Texas 78701
Mailing Address:
Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
P.O. Box 12157
Austin, Texas 78711
Telephone: (512) 463-6599
Toll-Free (in Texas): 800-803-9202
Fax: (512) 463-9468
Relay Texas TDD: (800) 735-2989
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